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By Rick Halpern

Slavery and Emancipation is a entire choice of basic and secondary readings at the heritage of slaveholding within the American South combining fresh historic examine with interval files.

  • The such a lot complete selection of basic and secondary readings at the historical past of slaveholding in America.
  • Combines contemporary historic learn with interval files to deliver either immediacy and standpoint to the origins, rules, realities, and aftermath of African-American slavery.
  • Includes the colonial foundations of slavery, the master-slave dating, the cultural global of the planters, the slave group, and slave resistance and rebellion.
  • Each part comprises one significant article by way of a fashionable historian, and 3 basic records drawn from plantation documents, guests' bills, slave narratives, autobiographies, statute legislation, diaries, letters, and investigative reports.

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